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Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm PST
it is either science are an littics when it is contrary to an idealogy they very much want to embrace. have you tried to engage with the leadership of the republican party to say if you're an litically correct i support you but you're not let's follow the empirical data. >> we met with some people on the hill in washington, democrats and the principles in both the house and the senate. when it came to the republicans the principles would not meet. they sent their lackeys underlings, their staffers. we got a split reaction. some in private conceded that taxes would have to go up. others were true believers, they had drunk the kool-aid and walked out on us. so, you know, i would say that, you know, ventures up to capitol hill are exercises in political 166. >> eliot: once again what troubles me so much is the unwillingness to confront data, to look at what has worked in the economy. you have studied the history and know the marginal tax rates were up when our economy was booming early in the last century. how do they square those positions. >> i can't speak for them. i don't live in the bubble an
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Dec 4, 2012 3:00am PST
from mars but in reality once we decide what we're going to do we have a science operational working group. we decide what we're going to do and the sol is a martian day. we write the script. we program -- we write the program. that takes about six hours to write. and then it gets sent from the deep space network to mars where the rover picks it up and the rover does all of those operations during that day. it gets that information first thing in the morning and then it is with us all day long. you program an entire day in one sitting. >> i love that name. did you say deep mars network? >> deep space. reporting live from the deep space network. so that's interesting. why do a whole day's worth of instructions at one time? is it more efficient form the machine? does it -- >> there's always this 20-minute light delay. in writing the program writing the scripts it's called, takes a little bit of time to do. we have to get together and review things. doing it in real time is inefficient. the way the rover wo
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